In one Tennessee clinic, the most common cause of life-threatening allergic reactions was a meat allergy triggered by the bite of the lone star tick.
Vibrio is a type of bacteria that can contaminate raw seafood or infect an open wound that is exposed to seawater. Here’s how to avoid it.
The bacteria, called Vibrio, can contaminate seafood and cause serious, flesh-eating skin infections. In addition to the Florida man, Vibrio has also caused 9 infections in Virginia, including one death.
No one has died from the bacteria, but the outbreak is widening. So far, 100 people in 33 states have gotten sick — some seriously so.
And yes, dry drowning is a real thing. Here's how to tell if someone is drowning, as well as symptoms to look for after they leave the water.
While undergoing a test to see if she was still allergic to nuts, this college student had an anaphylactic reaction.
About 40% of teens said they had had sex, down from 50% a decade ago.
Her mom said that people compare her to a mini Albert Einstein or jokingly ask if she stuck her finger in a light socket.
The high-tech blood test is experimental, but a new study suggests it might be able to predict if a pregnancy is at risk for early labor.
La'Mareea Waddell was born with caudal regression syndrome, but she's not letting it hold her back.
More people are getting colorectal cancer at younger ages for reasons that are a bit mysterious.
Roseanne Barr blamed a racist tweet on the drug Ambien. Is that possible?
Opioid users excrete the drugs in their urine, which can contaminate local water and end up in sea life.
Men have been more likely to get lung cancer than women for years, but a study of Generation X women — those born in the 1960s and 1970s — shows that has changed.
The death rate is down, probably because fewer people are smoking, treatments are improving, and cancer is being detected earlier with screening.
The once-a-month injectable called Aimovig is the first in a new class of drugs that block a migraine-related molecule.
The latest "poop report" from the CDC suggests that thousands of people get sick (and some die) each year from germ-contaminated swimming pools. Here's how to not be one of them.
There has been a 45% increase in cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in the Golden State compared with five years ago.
More than 200 million eggs were recalled in April, but 12 more people have gotten sick from salmonella in five more states.
The longhorned or bush tick is native to East Asia and hundreds of them were found on a sheep in New Jersey.